Press Releases

  • OIAC condemns acid attacks on women in Iran

    October 25 2014 6:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organization of Iranian American Communities condemns the recent wave of acid attacks directed towards women in Iran,  the latest example of the ongoing war against women in the country. According to recent reports, as many as 25 women have been the victims of heinous attacks involving acid thrown onto their faces by men on motorcycles.

  • Petitioning Candidate for U.S. Congress 2014 John Pistone "People Over Party Politics"

    October 25 2014 5:10 PM ET

    BROOKFIELD, Conn., Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Unaffiliated Petitioning Candidate running for U.S. Congress because he believes our country is on the wrong path.

  • Critical NASA Science Returns to Earth aboard SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

    October 25 2014 4:41 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:39 p.m. EDT Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles west of Baja California, returning 3,276 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from the International Space Station (ISS).

    A boat will take the Dragon spacecraft to a port near Los Angeles, where some cargo will be removed and returned to NASA within 48 hours. Dragon will be prepared for a return journey to SpaceX's test facility in McGregor, Texas, for processing.

  • DIGITAL RIVER INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Digital River, Inc.

    October 25 2014 4:38 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Digital River, Inc. ("Digital River" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DRIV) to an investor group led by Siris Capital Group, LLC.

  • CLECO INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Louisiana-Based Law Firm Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Cleco Corporation

    October 25 2014 4:36 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the Louisiana-based law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Cleco Corporation ("Cleco" or the "Company") (NYSE: CNL), a Louisiana incorporated and located company, to a group of North American long-term infrastructure investors led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC), together with John Hancock Financial and other infrastructure investors.

  • African Lions Rescued from Mexico

    October 25 2014 4:00 PM ET

    KEENESBURG, Colo., Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eleven exotic animals including African Lions and other large carnivores were transferred from Mexico to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado after the animals were confiscated from illegal or abusive situations.   The Lions and other carnivores made the 1,700 mile journey to The Wild Animal Sanctuary where they will be rehabilitated and allowed to live the rest of their lives in large natural habitats.

  • Nutek Disposables, Inc. Issues Alert Due to Potential Bacteria in Baby Wipes

    October 25 2014 3:24 PM ET

    MCELHATTAN, Pa., Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutek Disposables, Inc. of McElhattan, PA has initiated a nationwide voluntary product recall at the retail level of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and Well Beginnings, because some packages may contain bacteria.  These wipes were distributed by Nutek prior to October 21, 2014 to the following retail stores:  Walgreens, Sam's Club, Family Dollar, Fred's, and Diapers.com.

  • Brazil Precious Metals Mining Market 2020 Forecasts for Gold and Silver

    October 25 2014 1:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, October 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan: Renewal of U.S. Sanctions against Sudan is Unjustified Routine

    October 25 2014 11:32 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what has by now become an irrational routine so thoroughly entrenched in U.S. policy, the white House has once again renewed the completely inexcusable unilateral sanctions that the U.S. has imposed against Sudan since 1997. There is no question that this is an unproductive "leverage" that the U.S. government is sorely misusing and intends to keep using for the foreseeable future. Thus the renewal was not a surprise in the least. The maintenance of these sanctions for the past 17 years was premised on one false issue after another.

  • Texas Judge Appoints Bob Hilliard and Mark Lanier To Lead GM Suit

    October 25 2014 11:23 AM ET

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Texas judge has determined who will lead all Texas consolidated state court cases involving the General Motors Ignition Switch Litigation.

    Judge Robert Schaffer of the 152nd District Court for Harris Country, Texas, created a powerhouse legal team by his appointment of Bob Hilliard and Mark Lanier as the Co-Lead Plaintiffs' Counsel to lead the Texas GM litigation. Rounding out an exceptionally strong team of nationally known attorneys is Richard Mithoff, Jeff Wiggington and Scott West.  

  • DFW International Airport Expands Founders Plaza Exhibit Honoring Thousands of "Welcome Home A Hero" Volunteers

    October 25 2014 11:00 AM ET

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  • Marijuana Legalization: Myths And Politics Debunked By Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner As Referenda Approach Election Day

    October 25 2014 10:00 AM ET

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  • Tourism Commission Chairman Endorses Ballot Issue

    October 25 2014 9:00 AM ET

    GLEN JEAN, W.Va., Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A state tourism leader is urging West Virginia voters to take advantage of a rare opportunity to leverage a unique facility to benefit the entire state. Former Senator Oshel Craigo, who is chairman of the West Virginia Tourism Commission, said approval of a constitutional amendment on the November ballot would allow the Boy Scouts of America to rent out facilities at the Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR) in Fayette County and attract many new visitors to the state.

  • LAER Realty Partners Opens Flagship Office in Andover, MA

    October 25 2014 8:00 AM ET

    ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LAER Realty Partners, with offices throughout Massachusetts, celebrated the Grand Opening of their 12th office location in Andover, MA this month. Real estate agents, bankers, attorneys, and local business owners from Andover and surrounding towns came out on October 22nd to celebrate the opening of the new flagship office at 2 Elm Square. 

  • China Automobile Steering Device Market, Rental Survey in Automobile Industry of China Analyzed in New Research Reports

    October 25 2014 8:00 AM ET

    DALLAS, October 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    MarketReportsChina.com adds Research and Future Development Forecast of Automobile Steering Device Industry in China, 2014-2018 as well as In-Depth Survey on China Automobile Rental Market, 2014 reports to its automotive and transportation section.

  • Smart Solar Market Insights Forecast 18% CAGR to 2018

    October 25 2014 2:00 AM ET

    DALLAS, October 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    ReportsnReports.com adds Global Smart Solar Market 2014-2018 and Smart Solar Market [Communication, RFID, Automation, Metering, Automated Meter Reading, Solar Meter, Intelligrid, Integration and Platform Monitoring, IT & Analytics]: Global Advancements, Trends, Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018) research reports to its store.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 25

    October 25 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

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  • Westlake Chemical Partners Announce Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call

    October 24 2014 10:44 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE: WLKP) will release its 2014 third quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The company will host a conference call at 12:00 noon Eastern Time (11:00 a.m. Central Time) on the same day to discuss the earnings release.

    To access the conference call, dial (800) 884-5695, or (617) 786-2960 for international callers, approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and reference passcode 19495759.

  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of BTU International, Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company -BTUI

    October 24 2014 10:35 PM ET

    BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of BTU International, Inc. ("BTU") or the "Company") (Nasdaq –BTUI-News) relating to the proposed acquisition by Amtech Systems, Inc. ("Amtech").

  • Hawaiian Airlines Celebrates 30 Years Serving American Samoa

    October 24 2014 9:30 PM ET

    HONOLULU, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has reached a new milestone today as it celebrates 30 years since launching its non-stop service between Honolulu and Pago Pago, American Samoa. The airline is the only major carrier to serve American Samoa.